Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners

Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners

Press Release ( - Toronto, Ontario - Oct 03, 2016 - ​​Literary Excellence Incorporated introduces the Book Excellence Awards, an international book awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. The Book Excellence Awards had a very successful inaugural year with hundreds of entrants from around the world. The award-winning titles were chosen based on their design and layout, writing quality and overall market appeal with respect to the category the book was entered in. The following is a list of the 2016 award-winners that have been listed with their respective category, book title and author name.

  • Action – Veil of Deception by Michael Byars Lewis
  • Addiction and Recovery – Adding Fire to the Fuel: Challenging Shame and the Stigma of Alcoholism by Scott Stevens
  • Adventure – Beyond Cape Horn: The Atlantic Voyages of Le Dauphin Amical by Don Douglass
  • Aging – Hey, Kids, Watch This – Go BEYOND Aging Well! by Nikki Hanna
  • Alternative Medicine – The Other Medicine That Really Works: How Energy Medicine Can Help You Heal in Body, Mind and Spirit by Heidi DuPree, RN, CTN
  • Animals and Pets – God Spelled Backwards: The Journey of an Actress into the World of Dog Rescue by Sylva Kelegian
  • Anthology – Altadena Poetry Review: Anthology 2016 by Thelma Reyna
  • Art – “Phuket:” A Watercolour Painting Book by Taveepong Limmakorn
  • Autobiography – Turned On! A Young Professor’s 1960s Memoir by S.P. Perone
  • Biography – The Mayor: Joe Riley and the Rise of Charleston by Brian Hicks
  • Body/Mind/Spirit – 360 Degrees of Success by Ana Weber
  • Business – LEAD NOW! A Personal Leadership Coaching Guide for Results-Driven Leaders by John Parker Stewart and Daniel J. Stewart
  • Career – First Job Savvy – Find a Job, Start Your Career by Denise P. Kalm
  • Caregiving – Grace and Grit: Insights to Real Life Challenges of Aging for Adult Children and their Parents by Fritzi Gros-Daillon
  • Children’s Inspirational/Motivational – The Little White Light by Judy Ann Lowe
  • Children’s Fiction – Sir Princess Petra’s Mission: The Pen Pieyu Adventures by Diane Mae Robinson
  • Children’s Non-Fiction – Where did they go? by Katrina-Jane
  • Children’s Religion – I’m Not Afraid! by Lee Ann Mancini
  • Coffee Table Book – Living Mollusks by Charles Rawlings, M.D., J.D.
  • Comedy – The Lobby by Randi M. Sherman
  • Contemporary Novel – Too Much On the Inside by Danila Botha
  • Cookbook – This Book Cooks: Farm-Fresh Traditional Recipes for Healthy Contemporary Cooking by Kerry Dunnington
  • Death and Dying – To Soar Beyond the Stars: The Mystical Journey of One Wing by Robert A. Sanford
  • Entrepreneurship – Found: Transforming Your Unlimited Into One Sustainable Business by Naveen Lakkur with Dr. Liz Alexander
  • Faction – A Journey in Time by Maureen Francis Doyle
  • Family – No Longer A Child of Promise: A Sequel to If you Leave This Farm by Amanda Farmer
  • Fantasy – Secrets of the Home Wood: the Sacrifice by Julie Whitley
  • Fiction – Veronica’s Papers by A. Colin Wright
  • Friendship – FRIENDSHIP: A True Story of Adventure, Goodwill, and Endurance by Francis Mandewah
  • Gift Books – The Reading Promise by Troy Kent
  • Green Living – Green is Good by Elizabeth Gorcey
  • Grief – Grief: The Lonely Road by Marvin Petsel
  • Historical – Dina’s Lost Tribe, A Medieval Romance by Brigitte Goldstein
  • Holiday – The Star by Michele Breza
  • Horror – Abra-Cadaver by Matt Drabble
  • Humor – More Stories I Tell: A Lawyer Turned Comedian Puts Everyday Life on Trial by Paul D’Angelo
  • Inspirational – Receiving the Gift We Give by Martin Neil Campbell
  • Juvenile Fiction – Night Buddies Go Sky High by Sands Hetherington
  • Leadership – Leading Teams 10 Challenges 10 Solutions by Elisabet Vindberg Hearn and Mandy Flint
  • LGBTQ Fiction – The Ambassador’s Wife by Jennifer Steil
  • LGBTQ Non-Fiction – Is the Coffee Fresh? By Marc Renson
  • Management – Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul by David Dye and Karin Hurt
  • Marriage – Erotic Marriage by Dr. Frederick D. Mondin
  • Memoir – The Broke Ass Brigade by Don Romonov
  • Military – The Shelburne Escape Line: Secret Rescues of Allied Aviators by the French Underground, the British Royal Navy and London’s MI-9 by Reanne Hemingway-Douglass
  • Mind/Body/Spirit – Jack Crow: Indian Healer by Dave Lenz
  • Motivational – Conversations On The Bench by Digger Cartwright
  • Multicultural – Fiction – Whispers Among the Ruins by Lori Hines
  • Music – Sextet by Judy Jackson
  • Mystery – Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery by Joe Klingler
  • Nature – Searching for Pekpek: Cassowaries and Conservation in the New Guinea Rainforest by Andrew L. Mack
  • New Fiction – Blind Spots by Patrick Garry
  • New Non-Fiction – Darkness: Where Does it Come From? by Barbara M. Hardie
  • Non-Fiction – Boundaries by Leslie Daniels
  • Parenting – With Angel’s Wings by Stephanie A. Collins
  • Performing Arts – Quintessential Bellydance by Evyenia Karmi
  • Personal Growth and Development – You 2.0: Higher Self Consciousness by Charol Messenger
  • Photography – Edisto River: Black Water Crown Jewel by Rosie Price and Susan Kammeraad-Campbell
  • Picture Books – Ages 4-8 – The Golden Rule by Sherrill S. Cannon
  • Picture Books – All Ages – Pegasus — A Dragon’s Tale by Gina LoBiondo
  • Poetry – Food for a Journey by Tom Gannon
  • Political – RUN: Your Personal Guide To Winning Public Office by Marian Walsh
  • Pre-Teen Fiction – The Island of Destiny: Pie Rats Book 3 by Cameron Stelzer
  • Real Estate – Property Investing Made Simple by Andrew Crossley
  • Reference – Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships by Sharon Schweitzer, J.D. and Liz Alexander, Ph.D.
  • Relationships – The Grace of Ginkgo by Michael R. Hardesty
  • Religion – The Midnight Saint by Mitchel Whitington
  • Romance – Children of the Mists by Lexa Dudley
  • Sales and Marketing – The Sales Assassin: Master Your Black Belt in Sales by Anthony Caliendo
  • Science Fiction – Crossing In Time (Between Two Evils #1) by D.L. Orton
  • Self-Help – Amazing Fireside Talks: Intriguing Thoughts to Awaken YOU by Dr. Charles N. Toftoy
  • Social/Political Change – The Third Law by Tamra Ryan
  • Specialty Books – A Beer Drinker’s Guide To Knowing And Enjoying Fine Wine by Jim Laughren
  • Spirituality – The Calling – Unleash Your True Self by Priya Kumar
  • Sports – Plotting the Course: Life Lessons from the Sport of Sailing by Rick Arneson
  • Suspense – The Sounding by Carrie Salo
  • Thriller – Hotel Moscow by Talia Carner
  • Western – Shootout in Cheyenne by Joe Corso
  • Women’s Health – I Choose Me: The Art of Being A Phenomenally Successful Woman at Home and at Work by Cynthia James
  • Writing and Publishing – Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace 3rd Edition by Sarah Bolme
  • Young Adult Fiction – Secrets: The Hero Chronicles by Tim Mettey

The 2017 Book Excellence Awards Competition is now open. The last day to submit an entry is June 30th, 2017. To apply, you can visit:

About the Book Excellence Awards

The Book Excellence Awards is an international awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. Based in Canada, the competition was started by Literary Excellence Incorporated and accepts entries from countries all over the world in over 100 unique categories. Receiving a Book Excellence Award is a tremendous honor that represents the hard work, dedication and commitment that went into publishing a book.

To learn more about the Book Excellence Awards, visit:

Source : Literary Excellence Incorporated


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